Category Archives: Events

New What’s On Booklet for 2014

East Lothian Museum’s Service is proud to launch our new What’s On booklet for 2014. The new book includes event and exhibition details for all  of our museums, and there’s sure to be something for everybody! The King, The Queen … Continue reading

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Christmas time is nearly here!

Can you believe it’s nearly December already? The year has flown in! I’ve just got everything ready for our 12 days of Christmas activity….From 1st until 12th December, families can find the figures from the 12 Days of Christmas hidden around … Continue reading

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Family Activity Day at Prestongrange

On Saturday 24th August East Lothian Council hosted a Family Activity Day at Prestongrange Museum, East Lothian. There were a variety of events and activities to take part in and many visitors – mostly families – came along. On the … Continue reading

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Not a Penny off the Pay, Not a Minute on the Day

Some of you out there may recognise the slogan in the title of this post; Don’t worry, the museums are not on strike! My name is Ruth, and when not playing frisbee on the beach or entertaining children through the medium of … Continue reading

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Night time Adventures!

This year, we’re having a full weekend of activities for Museums at Night, which takes place from 16-18 May. I’m very excited about the different events! We’ve split it up into the Thursday night for adults, and Friday and Saturday … Continue reading

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Our 2012 – a review…

It’s been quite a year in museums, opening 2 new museums, and running our other 3 alongside them for the first time. We’ve also undergone a service review, seen jobs change and new staff come on board. So all in … Continue reading

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An Elf learns from Spiderman about responsibility…

Can you believe it’s December this weekend? I most definitely can’t!  Although saying that, I did spend last Sunday dressed as an Elf for our Victorian Christmas event in Dunbar. We were making willow Christmas trees with artist Tanwen, which … Continue reading

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Volunteering at Multi-Cultural Day

Sorry for a bit of a formal post but thought I should just put our latest article up here for people to see… East Lothian’s Family Multi-Cultural Day is now in its fourth year. Each year it has grown in … Continue reading

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Welcome to Festival of Museums weekend!

You join us at a rather tense moment, those few hours before our programme of events kicks off across the weekend. I really hope this weather won’t put people off coming out to join us for Festival of Museums! Festival … Continue reading

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And now we are FIVE!

Well, as of this Friday we will have 5 venues open! How exciting!! As you can imagine this week has been absolutely manic trying to get everything ready for the opening of Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery and the John Gray … Continue reading

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